Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906-1975)

Symphonie n° 6 (1939)

in B minor, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : apr 1939 - oct 1939
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Le Chant du Monde
    • Opus : 54
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes (also English horn), 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 21 November 1939
    Location :

    URSS, Léningrad, Grande salle de la Philharmonie


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique de Léningrad, direction : Evguéni Mravinski.

Table of contents

  1. Largo
  2. Allegro
  3. Presto